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Asked on: 6/03/02, 5:44 pm

Jurisdiction & Venue

March 8, 1988, Indiana Court has case pending decision on paternity. Petitioner, afraid court is going to rule on behalf of Respondent, files same case in Florida Court, having both cases ongoing at same time.

Florida Court rules on behalf of Petitioner 2 days prior to Indiana Courts ruling on behalf of Respondent, though neither party is legal resident of the State of Florida.

1. Which State had/has jurisdiction and what ruling is legal?

2. Did Florida Court error; and is it's subsequent rulings pertaining to this case moot.

3. If Florida County Court has continuously errored and continues to do so, denying respondents arguements and pleas for relief, what is the Respondents remedy(s.

4. What case law and rulings apply?

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